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Raised reddish spot on the stomach. Pain with purple color. What is it?

I have had a area on my stomach that developed 6momths ago it was raised red I am thought it was a cyst but it turned purple and I get sharp pains occasionally in it. It went down and got smaller but never went away I just got another on on the other side of my abdomen this one is purple in the middle and painful to touch and red on the outside which spread a little but than the redness subsided but purple area still there
Asked On : Sat, 27 Apr 2013
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Thanks for the query.
Abdomen is a hairy area and is prone to develop furuncle.
It is a cyst like bacterial infection.
You need treatment with topical as well as oral antibiotics.
If there is pus even drainage may be required.
Let me know if you have any other doubt.
you can ask a direct question to me on this forum, following the below link.

Wishing you good health.

Thank you
Answered: Wed, 12 Jun 2013
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